Item #1766 Clear Wind. INSCRIBED, Neeli Cherkovski.

Clear Wind

San Diego: Avant Books, 1984. First Edition, First Printing.

Octavo (8 15/16 x 6 inches; 227 x 151 mm), vi, 66 pages, in perfect-bound illustrated wrappers (soft cover).

INSCRIBED on the title page to Nathan May, the editor and publisher of Beatitude #32, the San Francisco magazine of Beat poetry. A collection of 43 poems, with an introduction by Gerald Nicosia.Cover art by Dali Hartman.

Cherkovski (b. 1945) has been a key figure in the San Francisco poetry scene for decades. In addition to his own poems, he has written biographies of Lawrence Ferlinghetti and Charles Bukowski as well as a collection of essays about Beat poets he has known, "Whitman's Wild Children."

Scarce in commerce.

CONDITION: A couple of nicks to wrappers and light edge wear. Internally, clean, bright, and unmarked. Near Fine. Item #1766
ISBN: 0932238211

Price: $50.00

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